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    • Ghost in the Wires

    • My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker
    • By: Kevin Mitnick, William L. Simon
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,386
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,403

    Kevin Mitnick was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history. He accessed computers and networks at the world’s biggest companies—and however fast the authorities were, Mitnick was faster, sprinting through phone switches, computer systems, and cellular networks. He spent years skipping through cyberspace, always three steps ahead and labeled unstoppable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen for tech fans

    • By Mikeyxote on 06-01-12

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Hamlet

    • Shakespeare Appreciated (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner, and others
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    Experience Hamlet as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world. The unabridged drama is also presented without commentary.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Performance great; commentary lacking

    • By Shaun on 09-23-10

    Regular price: $19.09

    • The Steve Jobs Way

    • iLeadership for a New Generation
    • By: Jay Elliot, William L. Simon
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,549
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,089
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,080

    In iLeadership, Jay Elliot gives the listener the opportunity of seeing Steve Jobs as only his closest associates have ever seen him, and to learn what has made him - and the mystique of his management style - capable of creating tools so extraordinary that they have remade three industries and have transformed the way we create, consume, and communicate with each other.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a man who actually worked with Jobs

    • By David on 03-26-11

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mars Rover Curiosity

    • An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer
    • By: Rob Manning, William L. Simon
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 806
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 727
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 727

    In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our most fundamental questions: Does life exist anywhere else in the universe? Ten years and billions of dollars in the making, the Mars rover Curiosity is poised toanswer this all-important question.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fascinating insight

    • By Lesley on 12-29-14

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Macbeth

    • Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Nick Murchie, Coralyn Sheldon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    Experience Macbeth as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Love the Commentary

    • By Amelia on 07-11-09

    Regular price: $18.07

    • Twelfth Night

    • Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, David Thorpe, Lucy Robinson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Experience Twelfth Night as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Maxi-Shakespeare

    • By Carole T. on 06-23-12

    Regular price: $18.07

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Macbeth (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full-Cast featuring Joan Walker, Nick Murchie, Coralyn Sheldon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 100

    Combined for great value! The multi-award-winning SmartPass study guide with and without commentary options. Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play.

    "And nothing is, but what is not." Macbeth may be mystified by the Weird Sisters' words but this intense performance with incisive commentary cuts to the heart of Shakespeare's complex psychological tragedy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Shakespeare made easy to understand!

    • By Philip on 06-07-08

    Regular price: $18.66

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Hamlet (Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 135

    The multi award-winning SmartPass study guide with and without commentary options. This is a full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. Universally accepted as Shakespeare's finest play, we peel back the layers of Hamlet to discover how and why it deserves such a place of honour in world literature.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great introduction to Hamlet

    • By Jane on 01-25-10

    Regular price: $18.65

    • Romeo and Juliet

    • Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Christopher Kelham, Sara Bowes
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Experience Romeo and Juliet as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If a child must read R&J, get this recording

    • By Marshall I. Cohen on 10-14-11

    Regular price: $18.07

    • Julius Caesar

    • Shakespeare Appreciated (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, David Cottis, and others
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Gregory Cox, Colin Campbell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    Experience Julius Caesar as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent young scholar's intro to Shakespeare

    • By Laura Quave on 10-28-10

    Regular price: $18.65

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Romeo and Juliet (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full-Cast featuring Joan Walker, Chris Kelham, Sara Bowes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 58

    Combined for great value! The multi-award-winning SmartPass study guide with and without commentary options. Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. The poetry of Shakespeare's star crossed lovers is poignantly performed and expertly explained in this unique production: "Passion lends them power."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Helpful

    • By Cheryl on 10-10-09

    Regular price: $18.08

    • Auctioneer

    • Adventures in the Art Trade
    • By: Simon de Pury, William Stadiem
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    Just as William Goldman, the ultimate screenwriter, took us inside Hollywood, Simon de Pury, the ultimate art player, will take us inside an even more secretive business, whose staggering prices, famous collectors, and high crimes are front-page news almost every day. The former chairman of Sotheby's Europe, the former owner of Sotheby's rival Phillips de Pury, and currently a London-based dealer and advisor to great collectors around the world, Simon has one of the highest profiles of any nonartist in the art world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • well..ok

    • By Momma bear on 06-23-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Julius Caesar (Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, David Cottis
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Gregory Cox, Colin Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 39

    The multi award-winning SmartPass study guide, with and without commentary options. This is a full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. Soak up the atmosphere of ancient Rome. Decide for yourself whether Caesar's power and ambition was a threat to the Republic, and whether assassination can ever be justified.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Three Cheers for Julius Caesar and SmartPass

    • By Richard on 05-24-11

    Regular price: $18.07

    • iCon Steve Jobs

    • The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business
    • By: Jeffrey S. Young, William L. Simon
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 453
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 105

    In this encore to his classic 1987 unauthorized biography of Steve Jobs (Steve Jobs: The Journey is the Reward), Jeffrey Young examines Jobs' remarkable resurgence, one of the most amazing business comeback stories in years.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Steve Jobs History painted with a wide brush

    • By Blair on 03-05-07

    Regular price: $13.27

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Twelfth Night (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full-Cast featuring Joan Walker, Andy Greenhalgh, Lucy Robinson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Combined for great value! The multi-award-winning SmartPass study guide with and without commentary options. Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. When characters have to ask "Are all the people mad?" you need a guide! Explore this topsy-turvy world to understand, enjoy, and analyse the language, imagery, and themes of Shakespeare's dark comedy.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Buyer Beware

    • By RealSmartFun on 08-21-10

    Regular price: $18.66

    • The Conspiracy to Rule the World

    • From 911 to the Illuminati
    • By: William Lewis, Matthew Delooze, Gary Cook, and others
    • Narrated by: Theo Chalmers, Franny Ma
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 20

    The individuals in this book all share a common bond - they were awakened. They awoke to a world that was unfamiliar to them and one that was often terrifying and bizarre. Suddenly, those trusted men and women in power became manipulators and power hungry dictators and not the democratic leaders we are led to believe. A unique collection of evidence and theory is set out in this film to reveal a new world order.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • it's a movie soundtrack

    • By Gene on 09-27-10

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Stories for All the Family

    • By: Mike Bennett, Tim Firth, Simon Firth, and others
    • Narrated by: Rik Mayall, Bobby Davro, Anita Harris, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Delight in a collection of tales for all the family, voiced by our favourite celebrities....

    Regular price: $5.15

    • SmartPass Audio Education Study Guide to Romeo and Juliet (Unabridged, Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full Cast featuring Joan Walker, Chris Kelham, Sara Bowes
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. The poetry of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers is poignantly performed and expertly explained in this unique production: "Passion lends them power."

    Regular price: $14.91

    • SmartPass Audio Education Study Guide to Twelfth Night (Unabridged, Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Full Cast featuring Joan Walker, Andy Greenhalgh, Lucy Robinson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. When characters have to ask "Are all the people mad?" you need a guide! Explore this topsy-turvy world to understand, enjoy, and analyse the language, imagery, and themes of Shakespeare's dark comedy.

    Regular price: $14.45

    • SmartPass Audio Education Study Guide to Hamlet (Dramatised)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play. Universally accepted as Shakespeare's finest play, we peel back the layers of Hamlet to discover how and why it deserves such a place of honour in world literature.

    Regular price: $14.91

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